Musically, 2021 has been a solid year so far, having witnessed several amazing projects in the Nigerian gospel music scene. We at Gmusicplus have narrowed down the music released to our favorites, highlighting the must-listen projects.
From Dunsin Oyekan bringing us “The Gospel of The Kingdom” to a resounding “Hallelujah Again” by Nathaniel Bassey to the “Greatest Lord” by Sinach, the year 2021 has truly been blessed.
Kindly find below our staff-picked Top 5 Nigerian Gospel Albums so far..
The Gospel of The Kingdom – Dunsin Oyekan
The Nigerian psalmist and Worship revivalist has taken no breaks in continually delivering spirit-filled songs and projects that have helped shaped the worship mindset of millions in Africa and beyond.
“The Gospel of The Kingdom,” a follow-up to his 2019 “Kingdom Now’ album, is yet another powerful and worship-fueled body of work from Dunsin Oyekan. The 16-track collection boasts his previously released and widely-received tracks; ‘Fragrance to Fire‘, ‘At all Cost‘, ‘The Anthem‘, and ‘I’ll Be Here‘, with just one guest feature, Pst Jerry Eze, on the 15th track “The Anthem”.
Upon release earlier in January, the project, skyrocketed up the iTunes Nigeria Album chart, reaching the No. 1 spot in 24-hours.
Hallelujah Again – Nathaniel Bassey
Nathaniel Bassey‘s “Hallelujah Again” is another project that lightened up the gospel music scene in 2021 thus far. The fresh compilation marks the seventh studio project from the renowned worship leader and it follows his acclaimed 2019 album, “The King is Coming”.
The all-new 14-track set “Hallelujah Again” boasts several outstanding collaborations, including Dove Award-winning worship leader Sinach on “Yahweh Yahweh”; Afrocentric pop-worship artist Ada Ehi on “So Good”; Victoria Orenze on “Righteous One”. It also features previously released singles; “Olorun Agbaye” featuring American worship artist Chandler Moore of Maverick City Music and Nigeria’s Oba, “Call On Me” and “I Love You / Ama Medley“.”
“Hallelujah Again” met great reception home and abroad upon release as it Hit No. 1 on iTunes Top Albums Chart in Nigeria and Ghana.
Greatest Lord – Sinach
The Nigerian gospel music icon and Internationally renowned worship leader blessed our playlist with “Greatest Lord,” marking her 5th studio album and 12th overall project. The 13-track project boasts guest appearances from Darlene Zschech, Jekalyn Carr, Nathaniel Bassey, Micah Stampley, Leeland, Maranda Curtis, and more.
Sinach created Greatest Lord to help Christians all over the world recognize Jesus as the solution to today’s hurting world. It is her hope that each song will be an inspiration to worship and declare the word of God in praise, worship, and faith proclamations.
God’s Favourite Baby – Limoblaze
Multi-award-winning Afrogospel artiste, Limoblaze has taken no breaks in steadily blessing fans, music lovers around the world with his music which is heavy on Afrobeats. His unique sound and style of music has captured the hearts of many youths for Christ, an important tool in these times. It has also gotten the attention of several great artists including the Grammy Award-winning Lecrae, birthing international collaborations for the Afro-Hip Hop sensation.
“God’s Favorite Baby,” marks Limoblaze’s fifth album and it’s one project that is very dear to his heart as it takes on his nickname and the name of his fanbase. The 14-track set boasts amazing guest features from Ada Ehi, Dena Mwana, Sam Rivera, CalledOut music, and more. GFB tells a unifying story of love from many voices.
Too Faithful – Moses Bliss
Since his breakout-single “Too Faithful,” Fans and music lovers have much-anticipated an album project from the Nigerian gospel sensation.
Moses Bliss quenched that hunger as releases his debut album titled after his widely acclaimed worship hit “Too Faithful“. The 13-track project includes his other well-received tracks including the still-raving “Bigger Everyday,” and “Taking Care“.
Speaking about the album, Bliss said “TOO FAITHFUL” is a tool to take God’s divine presence to the world, winning souls and demonstrating the character of the Holy Spirit. Glory to Jesus”
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